Quotes by: Edward Norton

I tend to have a kind of tunnel vision when I'm looking at an individual piece.
Edward Norton
I'm fascinated by the ways in which people express themselves, because their responses are often counter to what they're actually feeling. Like when they're frightened, they tend to freeze. When they're angry, it doesn't always come out as volume. There are wonderful contradictions in the way that people express their emotions.
Edward Norton
I think a lot of people in their average day actually imagine two sides of a conversation at one point or another. I think that the mental trick of holding two sides of a conversation in your head is actually something that we all do.
Edward Norton
I always felt that acting was an escape, like having the secret key to every door and permission to go into any realm and soak it up. I enjoy that free pass.
Edward Norton
Well, I don't feel that I've played so many bad guys, and I'm rot really drawn to villains per se. I think a lot of people relate to some of my characters' inner struggles.
Edward Norton
I think we really feel like Crowdrise could be something that, 20 years from now, people take for granted because that's just how you do it, like if you're going to raise money for something, that's how you do it.
Edward Norton
Instead of telling the world what you're eating for breakfast, you can use social networking to do something that's meaningful.
Edward Norton
I've always liked the idea of taking old dramatic ideas and devices and making them feel relevant or contemporary or whatever.
Edward Norton
I tend to relate to a character in terms of the arc: what's interesting is where he starts versus where he ends up.
Edward Norton
I've always thought of acting as more of an exercise in empathy, which is not to be confused with sympathy. You're trying to get inside a certain emotional reality or motivational reality and try to figure out what that's about so you can represent it.
Edward Norton
I'm not particularly precious about the theatrical experience any more.
Edward Norton
People wrestle sometimes making movies, and I think that conflict is a very essential thing. I think a lot of very happy productions have produced a lot of very banal movies.
Edward Norton
I get heartbroken flying into L.A. It's just this feeling of unspecific loss. Can you imagine what the San Fernando Valley was when it was all wheat fields? Can you imagine what John Steinbeck saw?
Edward Norton
The people who work in the scientific field, they need help to convey what it's about.
Edward Norton
I like it when the deeper you go with the character, the more you see the layers start to peel away.
Edward Norton
Every little thing that people know about you as a person impedes your ability to achieve that kind of terrific suspension of disbelief that happens when an audience goes with an actor and character he's playing.
Edward Norton

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